Anxiety - Reduce and Manage Life With Less Anxiety

anxietyEveryone experiences anxiety. We experience anxiety about money, relationships, work, children, health, situations, and a host of other things. Sometimes anxiety begins disrupt everyday life for no obvious reason. 

When it begins to effect everyday life, it can become an anxiety disorder. An anxiety disorder makes itself prominent when an individual has unrealistic worries, causing difficulty in many different areas of their life. There are many different types of anxiety disorders, from panic attacks to a constant state of worrying about anything and everything.

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Anxiety is a multi-system response to a perceived threat or danger. It reflects a combination of biochemical changes in your body, your personal history and memory, and your social situations. Anxiety always combines several systems and is about what might happen and not what is happening. These multi-systems are the physical body, cognitive mind and emotional responses. The best treatments will address all three as anxiety affects all three.

A few of the symptoms that are generally found among individuals suffering with a form of an anxiety disorder include:

  • restlessness,
  • irritability,
  • constantly being on-edge,
  • and ruminating thoughts.

Commonly, an anxiety disorder will cause individuals to fear and anticipate the worst outcomes, often unrealistic, of everyday activities.